[ kuh n-sen-shoo-uh l ]
/ kənˈsɛn ʃu əl /
formed or existing merely by consent: a consensual transaction.
Physiology. (of an action) involuntarily correlative with a voluntary action, as the contraction of the iris when the eye is opened.
OTHER WORDS FROM consensualcon·sen·su·al·ly, adverb non·con·sen·su·al, adjective non·con·sen·su·al·ly, adverb
Words nearby consensual
Example sentences from the Web for consensually
Eyes reacted to light, directly and consensually, and to accommodation.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry |Bernard Glueck
British Dictionary definitions for consensually
/ (kənˈsɛnsjʊəl) /
law (of a contract, agreement, etc) existing by consent
law (of a sexual activity) performed with the consent of all parties involved
(of certain reflex actions of a part of the body) responding to stimulation of another part
Derived forms of consensualconsensually, adverb
Word Origin for consensual
from consensus + -al 1
Medical definitions for consensually
[ kən-sĕn′shōō-əl ]
Of or relating to a reflexive response of one body structure following stimulation of another, such as the concurrent constriction of one pupil in response to light shined in the other.
Of or relating to involuntary movement of a body part accompanying voluntary movement of another.